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What is University Salsa Fest? 1 day, 8 workshops, and 1 awesome party!

The University Salsa Fest brings the best of Virginia's salsa scene together in Charlottesville, Virginia. Join us for a full day of workshops and a night of social dancing featuring DJ Steve Greene. Come dance with salseros from Charlottesville, Richmond, Blacksburg, Fairfax, Roanoke, Lynchburg, DC, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and beyond!

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Schedule So how's it going down?

10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

Alex and Selo, Charlottesville


11:30 AM - 12:20 PM

Edwin Roa, Charlottesville


12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Michelle Garcia, Boston

On2 Salsa Body Movement and Footwork

1:30 PM - 2:20 PM

Shaka Brown, DC

Cha-Cha Jam

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Brian Le, DC

Modern/Urban Bachata

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Rosalia and Alejandro, Buenos Aires, Argentina


4:30 PM - 5:20 PM

Maria Krupholter, DC

Salsa On2 Footwork and Partnerwork

5:30 PM - 6:20 PM

Stephen Jackson, Los Angeles and DMV

Bachata with an Urban Funk and Cha-Cha twist

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Dinner Break

8:30 - 10:30 PM

Party + Dancing with DJ Stephen Greene

10:30 - 11:00 PM


Featuring University Salsa Club, DNC 2 BEAT, _Volante_,

Yamulee Project DC, Shaka Brown, and Rosalia and Alejandro

11:00 PM - 2:00 AM

The Party Continues!

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Where is it? Come visit us in beautiful Charlottesville!

University of Virginia Student Activities Building
George Welsh Way Charlottesville, VA 29903

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How do I get tickets? Purchase online or at the door!

General Admission All-Day (Includes Party) $20

General Admission Party-Only Pass $10

Student All-Day (Includes Party, valid student ID required) $5

Registered UVA Salsa Club Member All-Day (Includes Party) FREE

Tickets are available at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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Questions? Suggestions?Let's get in touch!

Email event coordinator Jessica Smith at with inquiries.

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